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FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 6:00pm EDT
themselves. all that plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. the fireworks present at many healthcare town halls this month have a lot to do with whether the public believes that pelnnves that politicians are leveling with them, and the president's point man with the press was challenged today about some statement mrs. obama made that are not true. senior white house correspondent major garrett is checking the facts. >> the president's waging war against what he calls healthcare myths and disinformation. town halls like the one yesterday in new hampshire, the white house says, allowed him to do just that. >> the president went out of his way to bring up, in fact, service misinformation it turns out there to address it. >> but the president got it wrong yesterday when he said this about the powerful seniors lobby, aarp. >> we have the aarp onboard, because they know this is a good deal for our seen quors. >> aarp would not be endorsing a bill if it was undermining medicare. >> but aarp, 40 million members strong, has not endorsed anything. >> w
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 6:25pm EDT
live a better life. call the number on your screen. bret: and now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine. texas democratic congressman gene green is limiting people at his town hall events. he writes "unfortunately, due to a coordinated effort to disrupt town hall meetings, we will be restricting attendance to residents of the 29th congressional district and verifying residency by requiring photo identification." but green hasn't always favored such restrictions. a non-partisans issues website says green has voted twice against requiring photo i.d. in federal elections. green's office just responded to our request for a comment, saying "previous votes on voter integrity projects requiring picture identification would have restricted voter participation whereas our decision is to enhance our constituents' participation in town halls without interruption from non-constituents." news outlets focusing on posters outside tuesday's town hall meeting with president obama failed to mention provocative and violent rhetoric by liberals outside the 2002 appearance outside th
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
>> it can now cover the scent of blood. [laughter] bret: thank you for joining us. we will be back tomorrow. shepard: how bad is the budget deficit? the news is in. the health-care debate, tonight, the angry in america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- shepard: u.s. marines now on the move. they are looking to free a town from taliban forces. >> we are on the offensive. shepard: tonight, the video you will see only on fox. >> pushing back at to the health care town halls and why the aarp says they are not on board yet. the issues are so important, they are about the health of our parents, children, ourselves. across america, lawmakers have been holding town hall meetings to talk about to the health-care plan. they are trying to create a health care system for uninsured americans. a lot of people are fired up on this. we put people on location in colorado, california, maryland, iowa, new jersey. we have noticed something in common at many of these meetings, it seems that with passions and tempers running
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 5:00pm EDT
'connor. bret baier now previews what is on "special report" tonight. bret: white house officials are collecting on fishy statements about healthcare reform. we will fact check the president's statements an official view at the new operations in afghanistan. join us in about 25 minutes for "special report." now back to glenn. glenn: well, hello, america. i have some good 9/12 news, a march on washington coming up in a few minutes and i want to thank you for watching the show. i know there are other things you could be doing at this time and i appreciate you joining me at this time every day. it's time, though, to use your head. we will bring you stories where people usually in the government are not using their head. today we have healthcare-related stories. great news for president obama and his hopes for universal healthcare. everybody is behind it, including the aarp! >> we have the aarp onboard, because they know this is a good deal for our seniors. the aarp would not be endorsing a bill if it was undermining medicare. glenn: ok, now this is interesting. we have aarp onboard. then the other
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